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Expert Group Meeting

Population Data for the 21st century: Advances in data collection methodologies

UNFPA headquarters, New York, United States, 4-6 December 2019


The IUSSP and UNFPA, with support from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, UNFPA and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), will hold an Expert Group meeting on Population Data for the 21st century: Advances in data collection methodologies at UNFPA headquarters in New York from 4 to 6 December 2019. This meeting will bring together key researchers, practitioners and institutions innovating in data collection methodologies, to present their work and, when possible, to critically confront alternative approaches and underlying hypotheses, validate innovations, refine estimators, and seek consensus on the lessons learned. In addition, the meeting seeks to inform the larger research and data practitioner communities about advances in this area and of recommended best practices.


A provisional program is available here.


The meeting will be live-streamed and a video recording will be accessible from the home page of the IUSSP website. More details on how to follow the streamed sessions will sent to members before the meeting and will be posted on the IUSSP home page.


A limited number of seats are available for people who will be in the New York City area wishing to attend this meeting. If you are interested in attending the meeting please sign up before Monday 4 November 2019 at:


Please note that those invited as observers are expected to cover their travel and accommodation to attend this meeting. No travel support will be provided. Places are limited and registrations are subject to validation by the organizing committee. The organizers will give preference to those who are in the New York City area.



By attending this meeting, you agree that interviews, photos, audio and video recordings, as well as their uses, publications and reproductions, may be used by IUSSP and UNFPA in articles, broadcasts and other non-commercial communication tools.


More information is available here.